Global Scale & Hydrates Manager

Full Time

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Global Scale & Hydrates Manager

I am supporting a world-leading Oil & Energy Engineering Company, who are seeking a Global Scale and Hydrates Manager to manage all laboratory activities related to the development and testing of scale inhibitors across all application types, from reservoir to topside including allocation and completion of work, the effective management of staff and resources in liaison with the Management Team. The position will report to the Global Technical Services Manager reporting line of Production Systems, Midstream Production Systems, Production Chemistry.

Direct reports will be the Scale Laboratory team who are based in the Production Chemistry HQ Laboratory in Aberdeen. The successful applicant will Interact with R&D Manager, Global Sales and Commercial Team, Technical Services Personnel, Operational Personnel, Supply Chain Personnel and QHSE Personnel. This role will involve travelling to various sites across the world for conferences, presentations and meetings with the Leadership team



Responsibilities and Duties

Laboratory testing (including core flood) of oilfield scale inhibitors using industry standard test methods
Development and qualification of new scale inhibitors
Development of new test methods
Recommendations on correct test methodology and product solutions for projects
Assists with authoring of oilfield production chemical tenders
Resource management
Stock control
Rolling maintenance
Training and development
People management
Innovation and creativity
Organising workload
Planning / Prioritising
Internal and external client presentations
Publications at relevant industry conferences
Establishes visibility in with customers, industry and professional societies.
Qualification of EOR chemicals, Geothermal applications, sand consolidation chemicals or scale dissolution chemicals is beneficial but not a necessity


Minimum Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry, Geochemistry or other relevant Scientific Discipline
Minimum 7 years with an oilfield chemical provider and / or independent chemical testing laboratory
High degree of competency with industry standard laboratory techniques used in the evaluation and qualification of scale inhibitors for oilfield application
Experienced user of scale prediction modelling software and near-wellbore scale squeeze design software

Due to the high volume of application's received we are not able to get back to everyone who applies, therefore if you have not heard back from Jefferson Wells within 7 day's please assume that your application has been unsuccessful, however we will contact you if suitable roles come up that match your skill set